The Science of Kissing [Science Video]

When you really think about it, kissing is an odd human behavior. You know, all the rubbing of our faces all over each other. So there must be a good reason why we do it, right? From motherly comforts to testing the genetic compatibility of your “mate” . . . the science of kissing is […]

Tatooine Started Life Far, Far Away, Just Like Kepler-34(AB)b

Luke Skywalker bemoaned his lack of travel before the events of A New Hope. But researchers analyzing data from the Kepler space telescope say his home planet Tatooine would have been on an epic journey of its own before Skywalker’s birth. That’s because Tatooine is a circumbinary planet, meaning it orbits a double-star system. Such […]

Why Do We Get Nervous? [Science Video]

What causes those butterflies in your stomach? And can athletes teach us how to deal with these nerves? [ASAPScience]

Where Did Earth’s Water Come From? [Science Video]

Earth didn’t have water when it first formed, so where does all that water come from? [MinuteEarth]

Real Life Technology Predicted By “Star Trek” [Video]

2014 is the space age, apparently. [Buzzfeed]

Are Crows The Ultimate Problem Solvers? [Science Video]

Watch as Dr. Alex Taylor, a scientist specialized in the intelligence of corvids, sets a very difficult 8-step puzzle for a crow, one of the most complex tests of the animal mind ever constructed. Will the bird defeat the puzzle? Watch the video to find out! Edit: And here’s another video showcasing the surprising intelligence […]

Even the Most Pathetic Pokemon (Magikarp) Could Still Kill You [Video]

Watch Part I: Three Pokemon That Could Actually Kill You [Video] [VSauce 3 | Via]

What Does the Fox REALLY Say? [Science Video]

Thanks to a couple of Norwegian musicians, a lot of people have become obsessed with one question: What does the fox say? It turns out that foxes “say” lots of different things depending on the situation, and if you think the song is weird, just wait ’til you hear the real thing. [SciShow]

29 Misconceptions About Alcohol [Video]

In this episode of Mental Floss, Hannah Hart takes a look at 29 misconceptions about alcohol. Yes, this is the lady from the popular Youtube show “My Drunk Kitchen,” so I’m pretty sure we can trust what she’s saying on the subject. Oh, and you might also want to check out this video by ASAPScience […]

3 Ways to Destroy the Universe [Video]

How will the Universe die? Everybody dies. The universe too? Well, probably. What are the current theories about the end of everything? And how creepy exactly are these theories? (Spoiler: very creepy). But there might be hope… [Kurzgesagt]

Bill Nye Debates Creation Museum’s Ken Ham [Video]

Bill Nye the Science Guy agreed to partake in a debate Tuesday night with Ken Ham, a creation apologist, Christian author, and Creation Museum founder…at the actual Creation Museum. The debate lasted nearly 3 hours and while I haven’t watched it all yet, both men seemed articulate, passionate, and respectful. Editor’s note: Jump ahead to […]

World’s 10 Biggest Animals of All Time [Video]

A compilation of some of the most gigantic animals that have ever lived on planet Earth. [Hybrid Librarian]